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The Easiest Braided Updo You'll Ever Try

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    While this braided updo may look like it takes a PhD in follicular manipulation to achieve, it's actually surprisingly simple — a little tucking here, some twisting there, and then you roll it all up and you've got yourself a snazzy new style. What, you need more to go on than that? Fine.

    We wrangled our in-house beauty expert, Taylor, to show you her step-by-step secret to crafting this chic coiff. And, for those of you who like your tutorials to be a bit more in motion, we also whipped together a quick video to show you how to put all those sneaky steps together. Click through for the DIY, or hit play below, and prepare to be impressed.

    Photographed by Lia Schryver

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